All about Asthma: Stop Suffering and Start Living

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Da Capo Press, 1997 - Family & Relationships - 234 pages
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All about Asthma: Stop Suffering and Start Living is an astute examination of a disease that persists despite the best efforts of medical science. Dr. Polk, an expert with over 40 years of experience treating asthma and allergic diseases, discusses important new techniques and equipment for identifying asthma and cost-effective medicines for prevention and treatment. He notes that drug companies are also evaluating new chemicals and devices for prevention and treatment of episodes of asthma. According to the author, specialists are broadening their horizons by paying closer attention to inflammation of the lungs as a prime target for asthma management. All about Asthma will be an invaluable resource that will help patients and their families understand and control this disease.
 

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This man lost his NJ Medical License for sexually abuse of his patients. Don't know about the book but the source is corrupt. You can check this by searching his name and "abuse" in Google.

Contents

Introduction
1
Chapter One The Asthmatic Patient
7
What They Are
15
Chapter Three The Causes of Bronchospasm
29
Chapter Four Making the Diagnosis
45
Chapter Five The Role of Allergies in Causing
57
Chapter Six Laboratory Tests in
77
Chapter Seven Bronchial Dilators and Ephedrine
89
Drags
99
Chapter Eight Cortisonelike Drugs
105
Chapter Nine Other Useful Drugs
111
Chapter Eleven Management of Acute Asthma
133
Chapter Seventeen Alternative Asthma Treatments
179
Chapter Nineteen The TakeHome Message
195
Index
217
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